The big TechCrunch story yesterday was the news that Apple are likely to start selling ringtones on iTunes to coincide with the release of the iPhone. I think it's a very natural step and the video linked provides some compelling evidence. Judge for yourselves.
Jobs really is a genius. Since dropping the Computers piece of the Apple name and rebranding as a media company, this would appear to be a killer move on their part to further dominate in the mobile media world.
As for Mike Arrington's dismissal of consumer opinion on the high pricing, well I wouldn't be so quick to do so.
This news comes as others are talking about the price of the iPhone, which studies are sayingis too high for consumers to stomach. My instincts tell me the studies are meaningless, though, and that Apple will sell these things as fast as they can produce them in Taiwan.
These pro bloggers eh, what happened to listening to the consumer? Yeah they'll sell, but not like the iPod, until the price drops, period.
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